Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 201

Price Realized: $ 1,430
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
"THE LENS HAS DISTORTED ME . . . IT IS LIKE THE POPULAR NOTION OF ME" SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "I am not really much like this: / the lens has distorted me; but it is like / the popular notion of me; so let it pass. / G. Bernard Shaw," bust portrait by Lizzie Caswall Smith, showing him staring provocatively into the camera. Inscribed in the image, lower left. 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches; faint vertical crack along left edge (not affecting portrait), remnants of prior mounting at corners verso, studio ink stamp on verso. Np, nd